If you have experience with speech, language and communication disorders and would like to advance your career or get started as a Speech-Language Pathologist, our online master’s program might be the perfect opportunity.
In just four semesters, you can earn your online master’s degree from [school name], a nationally recognized school of education and human development. And because it’s 100% online, you never have to relocate or take time off work to pursue this degree.
You’ll gain the skills and knowledge required for certification by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and for licensure by the state of New York. In addition to completing coursework, you’ll also gain hands-on experience working with clients through online clinical placements in your local community under supervision of a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP).
An online Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology (MSLP) will allow you to work with people of all ages who have trouble speaking or understanding language. You will be able to work in schools, hospitals, and private practices. You can also pursue a career as a researcher or educator.
Speech Language Pathologists work with people who have difficulty communicating verbally because of illness, injury, or disability. They work with children to overcome the challenges of speech delays and learning disabilities within the classroom. They work with adults to help them recover from strokes or other injuries that leave them unable to speak clearly. And they put their knowledge of communication disorders to use in a wide variety of settings including schools, hospitals, clinics, and beyond.
The speech-language pathology program at [school name] is designed to meet the needs of working professionals while providing the highest quality of education. Students receive a comprehensive education in the scientific principles of speech, language, and hearing disorders and their treatment through a combination of online classes, on-campus labs, and clinical practicum.
Students must complete a minimum of 400 hours of clinical experience under the supervision of certified speech-language pathologists who are licensed by the state in which they work. The clinical practicum requires students to study two different types of practice settings, including at least one placement outside their home area.
Upon completion of the program, students are eligible for certification by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) as well as licensure by state departments of health or public instruction in their respective states.
The Online Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology provides a strong foundation in the field of speech language pathology, including the science of communication and swallowing across the lifespan.
The program prepares students to apply for Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) positions. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible to sit for the national Praxis exam. The curriculum is approved by both ASHA and ASHA’s Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA).
You’ll be able to apply what you’ve learned immediately, whether you choose to pursue a career as a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP), Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant (SLPA), or as a speech pathologist in a school setting. The degree will prepare you for work in public and private settings, including schools and hospitals. This program is designed for working professionals who want to advance their career and help communication-impaired patients lead fuller lives. With a strong focus on research, our program allows you to learn from faculty members who are experts in their field and bridge the gap between science and clinical practice.